Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

Library

Here you can browse through our online database library, containing articles, papers and industry reference material.

  • HE01285 - Enclosed space management system

    HE01285 - Enclosed space management system

    Issue No - 37 By Adam Allan, MBA, C.Mgr, MCMI; Captain Michael Lloyd, MNM, FNI

    The methods for coping with enclosed spaces on ships and installations are in many cases based around a risk assessments ranging from one created for every space to just one generic risk assessment created regardless of the space.

    Publish date: 3/12/2014

  • Editorial

    Editorial

    Issue No - 36 By David Squire, FNI FCMI

    In this Issue, we focus on operability (controllability + workability), accessibility and manoeuvrability. The cover story paints the unfortunate tale of the day that it all went wrong for the master, when he briefly lost control of his ship due to weather and a number of design flaws.

    Publish date: 22/08/2014

  • "An Unfortunate Error"

    Issue No - 36 By Cover Story

    Nils had been proud to be appointed senior master of such a smart and impressive ship. She was one of the largest high-speed catamarans ever built, designed to maximise both passenger comfort and freight capacity and fitted with ‘state of the art’ instrumentation.

    Publish date: 22/08/2014

  • Control room design - tell the designers what you want and the required functionality

    Control room design - tell the designers what you want and the required functionality

    Issue No - 36 By David Squire, FNI FCMI

    During a recent visit to the P&O cruise ship MV AURORA, we were able to see and hear of some of the simple problems of equipment layout, accessibility and functionality that could have an effect on operability and manoeuvrability, both on the bridge and in the machinery control room.

    Publish date: 20/08/2014

  • HE01255 - Human Factors criteria for hand held devices

    HE01255 - Human Factors criteria for hand held devices

    Issue No - 36 By Brian Sherwood Jones - Process Contracting Limited

    With emphasis on devices for maintenance and diagnosis
    Sept 2004. Based on report of June 1997 PCL/WP002
    This report is based on a report produced for what is now MLS5 in the MoD. It has been found that the topic and material is still relevant, and so it is considered useful to make it available.

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    Publish date: 19/08/2014